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, calmer. if you're planning to head northbound on i-95, for example, no red yet leaving triangle, dumfries, dale city into woodbridge and across the occoquan river. i think you're going to be just fine. if you're planning to head here, this is route 50 at patrick henry drive. everything inside the beltway is final. if you're a vre passenger, passengers are getting on the trains in manassas on vre. it looks like they're back to normal this morning. happy to say that out of manassas. let's take a look out west right now on our map. no problems to report as you can coin on the dulles toll road or 66 from manassas. if you're hopping in your car in centreville, fairfax over to the beltway, tysons corner and annandale, all the construction is cleared up. a last live look over to the northbound side of 395 and the 14th street bridge. still light across the potomac river. i'll be back with more traffic at 5:24. back to you guys. >> thanks, monika. >>> the nationals win their 90th game of the year. does that sound cool or what? but they missed their chance to punch their ticket to the playoffs so f
. this accident is right near dumfries. it's sitting on the right shoulder but look at what it's causing on the northbound side of 95 coming up toward triangle and dumfries. the pace is good in springfield. we'll take a live look there on the northbound side bunching up a little bit exiting at the beltway. i'll be back with more coming up at 6:11. back to you. >> thanks, monika. >>> good news for vre commuters this morning. things are back to normal. >> which was not the case yesterday. an awful ride home for people on the manassas line. that is because -- it was on tuesday. that is because something suspicious was found on the tracks near the manassas park station. kristin fisher is there live. do we know what was in that package yet, kristin? >> reporter: not quite yet. manassas city police are still investigating, trying to figure out what was inside that bag. if they are indeed hiewp body parts that of course -- human body parts, that of course opens up more questions. whose are they and how on earth did they end up in a black bag on the train tracks right near manassas park. initial
- 95 toward dumfries and dale city. this will be pulling out of here in the next couple of hours. remington about 1 inch and a half. our forecast today, partly sunny and 67. 74 degrees at noon. by 5:00 partly sunny and a few showers developing at 78 degrees. the weekend is not looking bad. we will tell you more about that in a minute. what's head over to angelo with traffic. >>-- angela with traffic. >> traveling around the beltway we have been dealing with accident clean up since after midnight. as you travel through bethesda from old georgetown road to passed 355, traffic still a little slow. a tractor-trailer accident with fuel spilled and a lot of clean up, express' -- expect some delays in that area. southbound we have a war zone active. an accident blocking two left lanes. >> thank you. we have a developing story from minnesota where four people died. the gunmen shot them before killing himself. published reports say the gunmen recently lost his job with the company. >> a vigil will be held tonight for the teen killed monday in a car crash. 16-year-old was on his way to sch
trouble for you. all lanes are open. h.o.v. lanes are open northbound from dumfries to the beltway and continuing on 395 h.o.v. remains northbound. no overnight construction. a look at 495 and american ledge bridge. inner and outer loop travel moving well. no distractions to report for the start of the monday morning drive. >> 4:35 right now and a car filled with explosives ran into a vehicle from the u.s. consulate in pakistan. there are conflicting reports whether any americans were killed in the suicide attack. a state department spokesman said two u.s. personnel and two pakistani employees were in the vehicle and wounded but no consulate employees were killed. >> the body of a local navy seal will be brought back to anne arundel county. he died when his chopper went down in a fire fight. his body will leave dover air force base this morning and will come from route 50 to route 2 between 9:30 and 10 this morning then arrive in edgewater. residents are encouraged to line up along route 2 and pay their respects. a viewing will be held at the george p.kalas funera
of route 1 after route 234 in dumfries. it's a stalled tractor-trailer and apparently it's blocking all lanes there northbound on route 1. right here north of route 234 at 95 is not affected by this although you may see a tiny bit more volume there because people will choose to use that as an alternate route until some help gets there. a live look downtown across the 14th street bridge here, that long shot there shows you that traffic is moving well. ill be back with more coming up at 6:25. back to you guys. >>> thanks monika. with the time right now is 6:18. today is your last day to win one of the $50 exxon mobil gift card with the question of the morning. >> gas is not cheap and this would help out. answer the question of the morning and you'll randomly be chosen to actually be a winner just like allison. she won yesterday. >> that's right and let's check on the question again so we can have a winner -- >> our facebook friend jeanie says -- >> so keep those guesses coming. we're going to have the correct answer at 6:53. >>> welcome back. your weather first, 6:23 on this friday mornin
in dumfries, virginia. police say they tracked down the driver, a relative from woodbridge. he's now charged with child neglect and drunk driving. >>> the book detailing the raid on osama bin laden's compound has skyrocketed to the top of amazon's best seller list. >> as matt jb jab-- as matt jablow tells us, the pentagon is considering all positions for the navy seal no wrote "no easy bay." >>> president obama praised the quote, quiet professionals, the navy seals who carried out the raid. >> we weren't sent in to murder him. this was hey, kill or capture. >> reporter: today the justice department is criticizing one of those professionals for not being quiet enough. >> it is the height of irresponsibility not to have this kind of material checked for the possible disclosure of classified information. >> reporter: before retiring from the navy a few monthing ago, matt bissonnette was a member of seal team 6 which on may 2, 2011, shot bin laden to death in his pakistani compound. >> the rotor happened to miss this wall. >> reporter: he's now a best selling author having cowritten "no easy day
. another look at i-95 through virginia from dumfries to the beltway looking pretty good. if you are heading to the capital beltway on i-95 in maryland a check of that also from 198 to the capital beltway only a 10-minute drive with no early distractions. once you reach the beltway very lit for the most part inner and outer loops. making your way from 95 to georgia avenue less than 10 minutes with no delays to report. now back to the news desk. >> we are looking at 73 degrees outside. >> make sure you have plenty of patience on the roads tomorrow. why the day after labor day is known as terrible been shopping somart, cash back with your freedom card getting cash back on what? close shave and haircut fan for the e ceiling. you're gonna cool off that hoooounddd! tonight you gotta get your cash back, on new slacks use freedom on lunch with jack. everybody get! everybody get! get your cash back. chase freedom. >> coming up at 6:00 on "good morning, washington" why those late night cramming sessions college students are famous for are doing more harm than good.
good. 95 southbound, slow traffic briefly across the occoquan, moving into dumfries as well. back to you. >> all right chris thank you so much. still ahead on abc 7 news at 5:00 the birthday of the best known breakfast sandwich. the mclaughlin -- mcmuffin. and a book from a navy seal who helped to take down osama bin laden. sfx: sounds of marching band and crowd cheering sfx: sounds of marching band and crowd cheering so, i'm walking down the street, x: sounds of marching band and crowd cheering just you know walking, sfx: sounds of marching band and crowd cheering d i found myself the middle of this parade honoring america's troops. which h is actually quite fitting because ico has been ser ng e military for over 75 years. aawh no, look, i know this is about the troops and not about me. right, but i don't look like that. who can i write a letter to about this? geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. >> that controversial book about the raid on the osama bin laden compound is now in seat -- stores. >> it is under investiga
on the northbound side of i-95. things are fine from dumfries as you head towards woodbridge and springfield. a live look one more time outside. this time in springfield. both the main and hov lanes are running smoothly. more traffic at 4:55. but first, a new prescreening check point at dulles airport could get you through security faster next time you fly. agents will scan the boarding pass of flyers looking to use the new check point. travelers can move through security while still wearing jackets and shoes. flyers may not have to pull out their liquids or laptops. dulles is the first airport in the country to use this risk- based check point. >> thank you, monika. >>> the u.s. military could be fighting a new battle. the bulge. a new report says it's getting harder to find eligible recruits who meet the physical standards of the u.s. armed forces. >> in fact, the problem is so serious, commanders of all the ranks describe it as a potential threat to national security. tara mergener has more. >> reporter: the american obesity especial dependic has hit the front lines -- epidemic has hit the front
's basically between dumfries and the 14th street bridge. that stretch hov lanes are not available till about 5:00 this morning. let's take a live look outside closer to duke street on the northbound side of 395. you can see that no traffic is in those lanes right now. the main lanes, though, are very light so you should be fine if you're heading into downtown early, early this morning. let's go back over to our maps, this time to the north side of town. no problems through the work zone here on the beltway through university boulevard. we'll take a live look on the beltway in prince george's county. i just saw them move over the cones right here on the inner loop after route 1 toward kenilworth avenue. for a time only one lane was getting by. i'll be back with more traffic at 4:39. >> thank you, monika. >>> a discovery at a home in herndon, virginia has a community and detectives seeking answers. an entire family was found dead inside their home. it's believed this is a case of murder-suicide. >> ken molestina has more on the discovery and the investigation. >> reporter: one by one late in the
with a tractor-trailer and cart picking up your planes dumfries. -- no incident. just have the slow traffic. andng your way up to glebe, on the brakesd 14th streethe bridge. in the metro area. down near culpeper, heavier rain county.ern culpeper we will break into some later in day. expect temperatures close to 90. well.as , the same story. much cooler by sunday. >> a little something to look forward >>> she is the stunning woman grabbing headlines around the world. nazanin boniadi, the actress at the center of the shocking allegations about tom cruise and his life before katie holmes. just who she is, on "good morning america." >>> good morning, everyone. robin is in mississippi with her family. george is in north carolina, at the democratic convention. >> i'm on the empty floor right now. it was packed last night for bill clinton. the speech that fired up the crowd and got a hug at the end from president obama. and how about that bow from bill clinton. i was talking to obama aides who said, he did everything they needed him to do. they raised the bar for president obama tonight. they argu
one now southbound 95 approaching dumfries. let's go to 270 where it's just the slow traffic on the outer loop leaving 95 toward university boulevard where the pace looks like it's improving. >>> as for wall street, we're waiting for some new economic data. of course it probably won't overshadow the feds' decision yesterday. >> cbs this morning is next with the latest from libya and a look at a final battalion of marines being deployed to afghanistan. >>> howard and i will be back in 25 minutes with a live update on traffic and weather. >> keep us with the news and weather on wusa9.com. >>> we'll see you monday morning at 4:25. have a wonderful weekend.
in towards dumfries. southbound 270 with lanes open, no incidents to report leaving 1009 through the truck scales. traffic will slow in germantown headed south towards 124, montgomery village avenue. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. >>> new this morning, prince george's county police are investigating after a shooting in district heights. it happened around 1:30:00 a.m. along gateway boulevard near the hemingway memorial ame church. we are still baiting on more details about the vic -- we are still waiting on more details about the victim or victims. >>> montgomery county police are investigating how a toddler fell into i swimming pool and drowned. it happened at a home on sandy knoll drive in oln he want y yesterday. a nanny found the boy in the pool. a neighbor performed cpr you he later died at the hospital. police haven't decided whether to file charges. >>> it has been two and a half weeks since a 17-year-old girl from kettering was killed in her home on chartsey street. police are still searching for a motive. last newt, hundreds of residents packed the commun
of aquia harbor toward dumfries and woodbridge. we'll take another live look if you're planning to head south over on the wilson bridge, no problems through alexandria and springfield. i'll be back with more traffic coming up at 6:11. back to you. >> thank you, monika. >>> tonight former president bill clinton takes center stage at democratic national convention. last night it was the first lady in the spotlight. >> she tried to sell the american people on the idea that her husband deserves a second term. kristin fisher is live with more on the dnc which is in charlotte. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. michele obama was certainly the star on opening night, but there were also two big name politicians from our area. former virginia governor tim kaine and maryland governor martin o'malley. the first lady, she never mentioned romney by name. that wasn't her job. she was focusing on her husband. but governor o'malley, he had no problem attacking the republican ticket. listen. >> mitt romney and paul ryan now say they want to take america back. and we have to ask, back to what? back
along i-95. it is still on the brakes dumfries past the prince william parkway back up to the fsp. the crew in sky fox hovering about 395 working your way out towards duke street. no problems to report continuing past edsall road and up towards landmark. heavy volume is what chopper 7 is showing you at this point. beltway is looking great and no problems to report between annandale and merrifield. if you are traveling in from the west, off of 66, will find the lanes are open but getting to 66, trouble here at 234 north of lamont drive because of an accident at suddenly manor. follow police direction in order to get by. the commute, slow rolling out of man as is headed in towards fair oaks. about a 34 minute ride. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. -timetraffic. >> thank you. >>> our big story, a killer is still on the loose this morning after shooting a prince george's county teenager. >> the 18-year-old was walking to central high school in capital heights yesterday morning when he was shot. that is where melanie alwin is live this morning with the latest on the investi
dumfries headed out towards what was our accident scene. meanwhile on the top side of the beltway, the accident activity cleared over at route 1. you will find delays leaving 95 to university boulevard. there is a crash in virginia, 193. that would be the georgetown pike approaching the ramp to the inner loop of the beltway. that is where we had the accident activity. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. >>> in this morning's top stories, the united states is bracing for more protests around the muslim world today and libya has made arrested in the attack that killed ambassador christopher stevens. let's take a live look right now if we could there in that area. this is cairo, egypt where row tests continue against that low budget film that mocks islam that has been spreading all week. friday prayers just ended across the muslim world and more protests are expected from morocco to indonesia this morning. >>> president obama and republican presidential nominee mitt romney continue to focus on battleground states and numbers show every campaign stop will count. a
northbound you've just got those delays in quantico, dumfries, woodbridge of course and then springfield trying to get on to 395. i'll be back with an update on the situation on the beltway at 6:25. i have a commuter alert. some good news for drivers in tysons corner. by this time tomorrow, the ramp from southbound route 123 to westbound route 7 will open. and that should make traffic move a little smooth-er. that's what the prompter says, smooth-er. the ramp can reopen now. the work for the tunnel is in the final stages. so the ramp is near what will be the greensboro station. that's part of the silver line that should open late next year. you know that is music to the businesses' ears in that area because it's been tough in a long, long road. >> some of the area in tysons is a lt better already. there's just more real estate there. >> i would like a little more color in the metro ramps. it's so industrial gray. >> yes, hence the silver line. >> makes on difference on your commute. >> it does. >>> time for another check of our question of the morning. it 162% of employees -- it is 62% o
incident free and no big problems as you travel into dumfries and woodbridge and a live look one more time in spring field northbound side. just loading up here route 644 up to the beltway. i'll have more on traffic once again at 6:43. back to you guys. >> see you then. thanks. >>> present obama told the united nations tuesday that iran's nuclear program needs to be stopped. he says it threatens global peace and the economy. >> our partners at cbs this morning are talking with the president of iran for a second day. gayle king joins us live from new york with a preview of that. it's been a very interesting conversation. looking forward to hearing more, gayle. good morning. >> that's right, mike and andrea. that conversation continues today. the. of iran tells -- the. of iran tells us -- the president of iran tells us why his country will not be defeated in earth. we'll get an answer on whether iran is supplying weapons to syria. plus, we'll talk to the head of the n.f.l. players union about the growing outrage over those replacement refs. his concerns about safety and what can be done to e
is fine. a live look once more northbound 95 slowing down in quantico, dumfries and springfield. i'll be back with more coming up in a few minutes. nice shot. back to you guys. >>> later today, we'll get a unique look at solutions our entire region can use to solve challenges facing our children. with a preview, we're joined this morning by carol thompson cole, the c.e.o. of adventure philanthropy partners, the group behind this report. good to have you with us. in 2011, the children's defense fund found the status of the nation's children as a whole was dire. your report focuses specifically on the washington metro area. how would you describe the status of our children? >> the status of our children is that they're in crisis. when you look across this region, the number one issue is poverty. we see the continued poverty in the district of columbia and increasing poverty in all of our suburban jurisdictions. while the percentage may be small, we've seen a doubling and tripling of the poverty rate in suburbs, montgomery county, alexandria, arlington. so all of our children need our
area. police say someone is breaking into homes near dumfries road and prince william parkway. the burglars have been kicking in doors and appear to be after cash and jewelry. police say lock all your doors and windows, even when you're home, and keep your porch lights on. >>> democrats preparing for a big final day of the dnc. vice president joe biden got a little more familiar with the stage at the time warner cable arena in charlotte early this morning. you see him right here. he will accept the party's nomination and give a speech tonight. president obama will also speak tonight. he arrived in charlotte yesterday late in the day. he even appeared on stage for just a few seconds with former president bill clinton as he wrapped up his speech before the dnc last night. clinton had the honor of officially nominating president obama for re-election. he praised the president for getting the economy back on track. he says the bailout of gm and chrysler is one example of how oba obama, the president, is creating jobs. >> now, we all know that governor romney opposed the plan to sa
convention. >> on the northbound side of i- 95, here's what it looks like in dumfries if you're heading toward springfield. you'll do fine. it is a bit slow down in quantico. i'll be back with more exciting traffic at 5:29. you're watching 9news now. stay with us. . >>> you don't know what you're missing when you're in commercial. welcome back to 9news now. i'm andrea roane. >>> i'm mike hydeck. thank goodness it's wednesday. monika samtani, how are you? >> i'm great now. >> howard and i are keeping decorum. he has your forecast. >>> sticky and steamy. there's a tropical storm michael in the eastern atlantic. >> of course. >> it's not doing much. it's not going to bother many people. >> it's whacky wednesday, everybody. >> we have a lot of humidity out there and a couple of showers and isolated storms in western maryland and west virginia. we'll have to watch if that stuff crosses us a little later this morning. here's your day planner. got still a lot of darkness to go through. another 80 minutes or so. 7 on minutes or so until the sunrise. 6:41. an hour and 11, 71 minutes. 82 by noon
. still on. at reducedn trains speeds. a car fire that cleared up a.m., but still delays of dumfries to the ocoquan. >> our forecast looking so much better. are out. lingering asstill skycam.see on our but sunshine by this afternoon. just off to our west. skies becoming-- sunny. our high is between 67 and 72. as we had to the weekend, the next chance of rain saturday night. cheaters and make sure peop." mitt romney? tough on china? pioneers in shipping us invested in firms that to low wage countries like romney's fortune is invested up to china. jobs. this message. ♪ ♪ can you tell me how to get can you tell me how to get ♪ ♪ sunny days everything "gma" ♪ ♪ on our way to where the abc ♪ ♪ tell me how to get how to get to 44th street ♪ >>> that was good. ♪ a-okay they're all getting me a cookie treat ♪ ♪ tell me how to get how to get to 44th street ♪ ♪ can you tell me how to get to "gma" ♪ >> that's a song just for us. >> yes. because you're so special. >> oh. well, it's great to have you over here at times square. are you having a good time this morning?
a look at the roads. e have a stalled tractor route 1on a northbound dumfries. it is gone. you can use gregoire. a little bit of volume in newington. jammed.ection left side, unusual delays to a crash up ahead. northbound, that is a heavy. backups to king street. jeras.jacqui >> lots of sunshine. temperatures in the 50s. d.c.grees in .- sorry about that we have 60 in dc. 54 in dallas. mostly sunny. 81.o and the weekend, with some changes. a chance of thunderstorms late changes. a chanc[ male announcer ] late for the dreamers... and those well ground. for what's around this corner... and the next. there's cash flow options from pnc. solutions to help businesses like yours accelerate receivables, manage payments, and help ensure access to credit. because we know how important cash flow is to reaching your goals. pnc bank. fothe achiev in you. ♪ >>> get ready for the hottest party anywhere. ♪ >> "gma" at the emmys. the stars, the styles. who's wearing what? and who could win it big? live, from times square and los angeles, this is a special edition of "good morning america," with robi
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